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Small Things

It had been fifteen years since I last read Number the Stars when I picked it up at the library this weekend. A little bit has changed in that time. 911 more words

Genesis 15

Genesis 15:5-6

“And he brought him outside and said, ‘look toward heaven, and number the stars, if you are able to number them.’ Then he said to him, ‘so shall your offspring be.’ And he believed the LORD, and he counted it to him as righteousness.” 170 more words


Great MG Reads: Number the Stars

Free, printable teaching materials: Here are 3 free sets of questions to assess or review plot, character, and deeper-meaning components of the great MG novel… 258 more words


Catch-up Post: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

I reread this book over the summer. As I wrote for an assignment searching for Echo read-alikes,

If you liked Friedrich’s chapter and want to read another novel set in Europe in World War II…

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Holocaust Literature

I don’t have to say what a terrible period Nazi Germany was.It was a time we are not allowed to forget. It is important to remember in order to prevent something similar. 1,110 more words

Book Reviews

Book Review: Number the Stars--Lois Lowry

Lois Lowry is an amazing wordsmith and brilliant at building worlds that stick with you forever. Her story Number the Stars was a book I read when it first came out and have then used it my classroom for literature circles. 114 more words

Book Reviews

Mandie and the Secret Tunnel; Kelli and the Exciting Read

Mandie and the Secret Tunnel is the first “real” book I remember reading. Of course I read picture books a la Eric Carle and Dr. Suess. 292 more words

Living With The Carruths